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FRA’s Oversight of Hazardous Materials Shipments Lacks Comprehensive Risk Evaluation and Focus on Deterrence
In July 2013, a train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada, resulting in fatalities and significant damage.
DOT’s Conference Spending Policies Reflect Federal Requirements, but Ineffective Controls Do Not Ensure Compliance
In recent years the President and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have issued guidance, and the Congress has enacted legislation to promote efficient spending and curb conference-related costs in the Federal Government.
Quality Control Review of the Department of Transportation’s Audited Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2015
This report presents the results of our quality control review (QCR) of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) audited consolidated financial statements for fiscal years 2016 and 2015.
Everything transported by rail in the U.S.—including passengers, consumer goods, coal, and hazardous materials—likely travels across one or more of approximately 100,000 railroad bridges.